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    Women NHS leaders offered industry internships to help 'create level playing field'


    Women leaders in the NHS are being offered customised internships outside the health service to boost their skills and launch them into executive director roles.

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    NHS workers to get first refusal on affordable homes


    Plans to give health workers first refusal on affordable housing built on surplus NHS land have been welcomed by sector representatives.

  • Roger Kline

    NHS bullying: too high and too hard to tackle


    Organisations tend to wait for individuals to raise concerns rather than proactively tackle the bullying culture, notes Roger Kline

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    NHS senior doctors paid £300m in excellence awards


    NHS consultants received more than £300m in national clinical excellence award payments over the last two financial years

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    Exclusive: Regulator takes action to tackle workforce crisis


    NHS Improvement launches nationwide staff retention programme Leaver rates for all clinical staff groups are rising, adding to the NHS’s workforce crisis Forty trusts initially targeted for support More than 30 NHS trusts are to be given targeted support from NHS Improvement to help stem ...

  • Danny Mortimer

    Workforce 'is the challenge of the next decade'


    NHS Employers chief says NHS must focus on being an attractive employer Priority is to secure EU nationals rights post Brexit says Danny Mortimer But he urged NHS to do more to tackle the ”challenge of the next decade” Making the NHS an attractive employer ...

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    Exclusive: Weak government will hold up service change, Dickson warns


    Niall Dickson says politicians could struggle to take “difficult decision” because of “political uncertainty” Ministers do not “sufficiently understand” scale of challenge facing NHS, says NHS Confederation chief Five Year Forward View is not deliverable in the current spending envelope, he warns Crucial NHS service ...

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    NHS prepares to move most junior doctors to controversial contract


    NHS trusts are gearing up to transfer the majority of junior doctors to their new contract in August.

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    New alliance to fight NHS's corner during Brexit talks


    Alliance of NHS organisations to speak up for the health service to be announced within the month NHS Confederation behind the plan, which will not argue for or against Brexit The group will aim to ensure issues affecting NHS are recognised by government An alliance ...

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    NHS warned not to ignore needs of 'generation Y' workforce


    Pay review body warns policymakers not to ignore demands of “generation Y” doctors Call follows last year’s damaging junior doctors contract dispute People born between 1980 and 2000 will make up half the global workforce by 2020 A failure by NHS policymakers to respond to ...

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    Report: Force NHS boards to publish gender balance data


    NHS organisations should be forced to publish data on the gender balance of their boards and senior management teams, a new report backed by NHS Improvement has said.

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    Article 50: Theresa May warned to safeguard NHS workforce


    Coalition of health and social care organisations call for new post-Brexit immigration policy NHS Employers chief executive says government “must take all possible measures” to safeguard workforce supply Cavendish Coalition says policy should be based on workers’ “public service value” rather than salary A coalition ...

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    Government told to end current pay restraint policy


    NHS Pay Review Body warns government action is needed on pay policy Ministers told the lack of a people strategy means workforce issues being neglected One per cent pay rise recommended for all NHS staff Ministers have been warned by the NHS Pay Review Body ...

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    NHS pension costs to shift from DH to employers


    Employer pension contributions will rise from 1 April to cover cost of new levy Department of Health considers the pension scheme a frontline operational service NHS Business Services Authority will receive £35m NHS employers will have to increase their contributions to the NHS pension scheme ...

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    New law to ban 'blacklisting' of NHS whistleblowers


    New law would prevent whistleblowers being discriminated against by potential employers Move follows recommendation by Sir Robert Francis’s review, which found evidence of whistleblowers being “blacklisted” The law would allow applicants to seek compensation from trusts for discriminatory employment processes It could become illegal for ...

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    'Festering' pay dispute is 'alienating workforce'


    East of England Ambulance Trust faces deepening pay row with frontline staff Local MP and former health minister Norman Lamb says dispute is becoming a ‘festering sore alienating workforce’ Row centres on how soon paramedics can move to pay band 6 and compensation for delays to training ...

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    Doctors could be allowed to opt out of new consultant contract


    Contract proposal would allow consultants to opt out of new contract Idea would avoid the need for a ballot on the contract NHS Employers says it is “unwise” to prejudge outcomes of negotiations A new consultant contract for hospital doctors in England could be made ...

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    Alternative doctors union allowed to negotiate pay and contracts


    Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association formally recognised by NHS Employers Union has written to all hospital trusts seeking local representation for members First time since 1948 that doctors have had an alternative union to the BMA A trade union for hospital doctors has been granted ...

  • Payslip

    Payments to fix junior contract quirk may cost trusts thousands


    Junior doctor contract pay protection system has led to varying levels of pay among doctors doing the same job NHS Employers says equitable pay will emerge over time but no doctor is losing out Imperial College Healthcare Trust has paid 16 doctors a total of £12,500 to ...

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    Interim managers to pay equal tax under new rules


    Autumn statement document reveals plan to make “off-payroll” workers pay more tax Treasury says public sector employers will be responsible for tax after April 2017 Concerns over costs of off-payroll workers have increased in recent years Explainer: The rules on off-payroll payments “Off-payroll” workers ...